Congratulations to all of the Best of Competitor winners for each of our eight distribution regions!
Every year, we ask our online readers and social media followers from around the country to nominate their favorite races, specialty shops, clubs, charity programs, coaches, products and more.
RICHMOND, VA – Registration for the March 28, 2015 Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k presented by MARTIN’S and Virginia 529 Kids Run is now open atwww.sportsbackers.org. The cost to register for the 10k is currently $30 through Dec. 31. The entry fee will increase by $5 Jan. 1. The cost to register for the Virginia 529 Kids Run is $15 through Jan. 31.
The Miller Lite Charlottesville Marathon, Half Marathon, Donate Life Virginia Marathon Relay, Virginia Blood Services 8k and Kids K is promoting three ways to give back to the community for this Holiday Season. By partnering with three of the most active charitable organizations in the area, the Miller Lite Charlottesville Marathon is encouraging participants to give back alongside their families and friends.
More than 40,000 runners are expected to descend upon Tel Aviv to participate in the 2015 Tel Aviv Marathon. Taking place on February 27th 2015, runners from Israel and abroad will participate together in Israel'slargest international sports event.
Texas A&M's Deon Lendore and Oregon mid-distance runner Laura Roesler were awarded The Bowerman Trophy as the most outstanding male and female collegiate track & field athletes of the 2013-14 season in a ceremony held at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa as part of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Convention.
Four more American stars who have graced an Olympic or World Championships podium--Jenn Suhr, Mary Cain, Matthew Centrowitz, and Brenda Martinez--have been added to the roster for the 20th running of the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix at Boston Feb. 7.
Adventure-Packed Races Simulate SEAL Training, Raise Funds for Navy SEAL Veterans & Families of Fallen SEALs
MIAMI, FL -- BattleFrog, the obstacle course racing (OCR) company founded by former U.S. Navy SEALs, have announced it will award over $1 million in cash and prizes to competitors during its 2015 racing season. Founded in 2014 by Navy SEAL veterans, the company presented six events this year and has over 18 events planned for 2015.
By Ryan Lamppa
Bring Back the Mile.com
Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new events, more prize money, major national media coverage and more. In 2014, the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour was launched, featuring six top U.S. Mile races across the country, and with two Tour wins and consistent racing, Jack Bolas and Heather Kampf earned the grand prix titles.
Visit www.mbmarathon.com for registration. Entry fees for all race events will increase on January 1, 2015. Race weekend includes a full marathon, half marathon, marathon team relay, 5K and 1 mile fun run.
The 2015 logo design, pictured above, will be used in print and digital media including all printed or embroidered marathon gear. The Grand Strand's first and longest running major endurance event has chosen this logo for its 18th annual race weekend, February 12-14, 2015.
USA Triathlon recently announced that the 10th edition of the XTERRA Southeast Championship to be held May 16 at Oak Mountain State Park in Shelby County, Alabama will double as the 2015 USA Triathlon Off-Road National Championship race.
Honolulu, HI (December 16, 2014) -USA Triathlon recently announced that the 10th edition of the XTERRA Southeast Championship to be held May 16 at Oak Mountain State Park in Shelby County, Alabama will double as the 2015 USA Triathlon Off-Road National Championship race.